Plan your visit

Opening hours

Tuesday to Friday

10am–4pm

Closed public holidays

Entry fees

Free

Request items before you visit

To visit the library, we recommend that you book a time so you can be sure we have space and staff available to assist you. To view specific items, you need to request those items at least three days before your visit.

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Research enquiries

Visitors with research enquiries are encouraged to book in for one of the two 3-hour daily sessions offered, either 10am to 1pm or 1pm to 4pm. Please email us at library@mhnsw.au or phone +61 2 8239 2233 to arrange your appointment.

Woodgraining tools, rollers, stamps, combs

Caroline Simpson Collection

Home and garden design, history and life